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Cypress Police Department
Monday November 4th, 2019 :: 01:56 p.m. PST


Press Release - Graffiti Arrest

On Tuesday October 30, 2019, Cypress Police Department Detectives arrested 18-year-old Trent Purtell and 19-year-old Kyle Coon for felony vandalism and conspiracy. These two were identified from video footage obtained from Cypress College Campus Safety. Both are suspected of vandalizing Cypress College property on October 13, 2019 causing over $1,000 in damage.

Cypress Police Detectives are conducting a follow-up investigation and would like to speak with anyone who may have additional details. Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the Cypress Police Department Criminal Investigation Bureau at (714) 229-6631, or Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS.

Any media inquiries can be directed to Sergeant Scott Ausmus at (714) 229-6624 or via email at

Coon and Purtell were both booked at Orange County Men’s Jail.

Scott Ausmus – Administrative Services Sergeant
Public Information Officer
Office 714-229-6624

Cypress Police Department
5275 Orange Ave
Cypress, CA 90630

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 714-229-6600

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